Talks and Workshops

Are you looking for a panelist for your writing conference or a guest speaker for your class? I enjoy speaking about writing, editing, and the publishing industry.

At the Hollihock Writers Conference

At the Hollihock Writers Conference

I have given talks and workshops at:

  • Universities
  • Writing conferences, groups, and associations
  • Publishing conferences, expos, and associations
  • Sci-fi and fantasy conventions
  • Editor associations

I give talks and workshops on a variety of topics, including:

  • Revision Tips and Tricks: Self-Editing for Writers
  • Using a Scene Grid to Help Guide Revision in Fiction and Memoir
  • World Building in Speculative Fiction
  • From Collection to Manuscript: Finding Theme and Continuity
  • Five Minute Critiques: Instant Feedback for Creative Writers
  • Working with an Editor
  • Building and Developing an Editing Business
  • Developmental Editing of Fiction and Creative Nonfiction
  • The Publishing Process: Understanding Workflows and Priorities
  • Working with Independent Authors

Are you interested in having me come give any of these talks? Do you have another topic you’d like me to cover? Great! Let’s chat!